Green houses are highly in demand these days due to environmental degradation.The very importance of not only making ambiance of our homes environmentally friendly, but also making the whole house with recycled and eco-friendly materials is fast catching up. Not only do these concepts boost sustainability of the houses but at the same time attach significance to different facets stating the conservation of our environment. Elegant, smart and completely at compliance with mother nature, here are some amazing houses built green using recycled materials, which would surprise you with their indigenous architecture and at the same time, subtle elegance and creativity.
Plastic Bottle Homes
Think about a home made with plastic bottles. These are the same bottles which we use regularly and throw into the trash without giving a second thought about how effectively these could be recycled and used in a better way. There is no limit to creativity and that’s what the architects of the bottle house have proved. They have used approximately 1300 wine and milk containers in the roof, 140 disk boxes in doors and windows and Pet plastic bottles for beds and couches. It is remarkably a unique design and an example productivity in the very true sense.
Green Home made by Recycled Materials
One of the finest examples where you can find anything and everything that is usually regarded as waste can be used creatively. Made with completely recycled materials, this house is a beautiful blend of aesthetics and economics. Materials of our daily use are used which are inexpensive and at the same time beautiful enough to create a perfect ambiance at your dwelling. Glass pieces, broken iron rods and other things find themselves in perfect places inside and outside this unique house.
Not one single but a cluster of houses covered with lush green roofs, and made with recycled materials which encircles a small beautiful lake- a house to envy in all possible ways. Situated in the Swiss highlands, these houses are naturally ventilated and are resistant to rain, low temperature and other natural phenomena which saves lot of energy and resources. Despite of having green roof, the perfect design enables the house to get enough sunlight through the day and at the same time the night time is breezy enough to give a comfortable stay. Made with completely recycled materials, a dwelling to droll on anytime.
Conceived and completed in just 10 months , this unique eco house is the brain child of an engineer called Steve James. Made with completely eco-friendly and recycled materials, this house is a perfect example of DIY housing along with sustainability and eco-friendly approach. The straw bales are used to make the walls erect and strong. And the roofs are decorated with turf surface with fruits and flowers growing on it. The house is fixed with rainwater drainage and collection along with a composting toilet.The kitchen is also fitted with wood burning stove. Well, do we need anything more natural?
Based on the Fibonacci sequence this is the most unique house one must have come across. Named as the The Nautilus Earthship, is the most exclusive housing one can look for. Made with predominantly secondary and recycled objects, this house vouches to be a fairytale on one hand and a strange thing on the other. Th Earthship can be taken and placed anyplace around the globe as it has the capacity to adapt to any sort of climatic change. At the same time this house collects the rain water that can be used 4 times. The energy of this house is powered by solar panels and wind turbines. And the waste product is recycled and reused for the production of food. The architects of Earthship call it ” direct living”. Even after so many essential ingredients, this house provides one of the most inexpensive living. Made with cheap recycled goods and completely in rhythm with the nature, the Earthship is close to the earth in every sense.